Lazio will host Roma in an exciting Derby Della Capitale.
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
- Roma are unbeaten in their last seven derbies against local rivals Lazio ( D2 W5).
- However, the Giallorossi have failed to register a win in their last three away derbies.
- This derby will be the 153rd between the Italian capital clubs and also played on Friday for the first time in history.
Lazio are coming off a comprehensive away win against Parma and haven’t suffered a defeat in the two Serie A games prior.
The Biancocelesti have been quite fluctuating this season as they are currently seventh in the table.
However, their recent form shows they can soon enter the fight for the top-four race.
Luis Alberto will be a player to watch out for following the Spaniard’s impressive performances in recent weeks. The Biancocelesti No.10 scored against both Milan and Parma while ending on the losing side with the former one.
Lazio possible line-ups
People Reina; Luis Felipe, Stefan Radu, Francesco Acerbi; Manuel Lazzari, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Leiva, Luis Alberto, Adam Marusic; Felipe Caicedo, Ciro Immobile.
Roma are without a doubt turning out to be one of the strongest sides in Italy this season, currently trailing the second-placed Inter Milan.
Paulo Fonseca’s men are coming off a thrilling draw against Inter last week, where Gianluca Mancini came for the rescue with a late equaliser.
The Giallorossi have been deadly on counter-attacks this season with players like Henrikh Mkhitaryan having the ability to leave the opponents behind his trail.
Roma Possible line-ups
Paul Lopez; Ibanez, Chris Smalling, Gianluca Mancini; Rick Karsdorp, Jordan Veretout, Bryan Cristante, Leanardo Spinazzola; Lorenzo Pellegrini, Henrikh Mkhitaryan; Edin Dzeko
Lazio : Draw : Roma :: 2.80 : 3.60 : 2.37
Lazio 1 – 1 Roma